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.SH File Extension

File Type 1Bash Shell Script

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CategoryDeveloper Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

What is a SH file?

An SH file is a script programmed for bash, a type of Unix shell (Bourne-Again SHell). It contains instructions written in the Bash language and can be executed by typing text commands within the shell's command-line interface.

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NOTE: SH files may also be used to store scripts for other shell programs such as Bourne Shell, C-Shell, and Korn Shell. Apple Terminal is a Bash shell.

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Programs that open SH files
Windows
File Viewer Plus
gVim
Notepad++
GNU Bash
Cygwin
Mac
Apple Terminal
iTerm
MacVim
GNU Bash
Linux
GNU Bash
Vim
Updated 5/24/2016

File Type 2Unix Shell Archive

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File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

What is a SH file?

Self-extracting "shar" archive that contains files and a shell script with instructions on how to extract the contents; created with the Unix shar utility program; typically only usable on Unix computers with the Bourne shell installed.

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Shar files also use the .SHAR file extension.

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Programs that open SH files
Windows
ZipZag
Linux
unshar
Updated 9/18/2007

.SH Extension Information

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